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Guizhou and Guanxi: Festival, Peoples and their Lands
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Guizhou and Guanxi: Festival, Peoples and their Lands

 Enjoy the Sister's Meal Festival (Valentine's Day for the Miao) in April and the famous Lusheng Festival in November amid a kaleidoscope of colorful local ethnic groups. Wonder at the incredible artistry and detail of the textiles of the different Miao and Dong and other hill tribe villages in Guizhou, China's least traveled province. From batik to embroidery to jewelry, from festivals to daily life, this trip is an ethnologist, textile collector or designer's dream. Sit down with the villagers, learn their sewing and batik techniques, play with the children, enjoy the ceremonies and try out their delicious food. Your journey begins in Guiyang, the capital of Guizhou Province. From Guiyang, you will travel to a series of Miao and Dong villagers, many rarely visited by westerners, before returning to Guiyang. Not only is this a journey of people and wonderful villages, but you can shop and shop and shop!

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration
  • WHERE: China, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: April, October
  • FROM: $4350.00
  • DURATION: 13 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
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Tribal People of Myanmar
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Tribal People of Myanmar

 Myanmar is the largest country in Southeast Asia - twice as large as Vietnam and approximately the size of Great Britain and France combined. Within the borders are as many as 135 nationalities each with their own languages and dialects. Travel on this trip to hill tribe villages that are not part of the typical tourist route - Mindat, Kentung, Kalaw. Spend time in villages and markets with the locals and enjoy their engaging simplicity. At the same time, you will not miss out on classic Myanmar, visiting Bagan, Mandalay and Inle as well.

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration
  • WHERE: Myanmar, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: January, February
  • FROM: $7,795
  • DURATION: 19 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
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Indochine: Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia
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Indochine: Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia

 Indochine... the name calls to mind the magical world of the Mekong, a blend of the Vietnamese ocean-oriented society, the charm of Laos and the magnificent Cambodian Khmer civilization.

You begin in Saigon where you can journey out into the Mekong Delta and then head to Hanoi via the charming town of Hoi An. From Hanoi, you fly to Luang Prabang and spend several days exploring this quaint Laotian city. Continuing to Vientiane, you then catch a flight to Cambodia. Your journey finishes in Siem Reap, exploring the temples of the Angkor Civilization.

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration
  • WHERE: Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: January, November, December
  • FROM: $4,295.00
  • DURATION: 15 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!
  • MEMBER'S WEBSITE: Indochine: Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia

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China & Myanmar: Yunnan To Yangon
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China & Myanmar: Yunnan To Yangon

A most unusual journey across borders and cultures. Beginning with a flight from Kunming to Lijang, you will explore the world of Naxi - the grottos of Shebaoshan, the homes of the Shaxi and the tie-dying village of Chouchen. After a drive to Dali, the world of the Vai, you will boat on Lake Erhai and wander this ancient city and its Old Town. Cross the border into Myanmar at Muse and travel through the Shan countryside. Visit more well-known towns of Myanmar - Mandalay with its crafts, markets and puppet shows, to Bagan, on the banks of the Irawaddy. Finish your trip in the magical city of Yangon, wandering the pagodas with the pilgrims and locals, dining at restaurants, enjoying the parks and shopping for treasures in the stores.

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration
  • WHERE: Myanmar, China, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: March, October, November
  • FROM: $8,795.00
  • DURATION: 20 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
  • MEMBER'S WEBSITE: China & Myanmar: Yunnan To Yangon

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Rivers, Rhinos and Religion:Assam, Sikkim, Varanasi and Khajuranho
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Rivers, Rhinos and Religion:Assam, Sikkim, Varanasi and Khajuranho

 A most unusual program combining Sikkim and Assam, with Delhi, Varanasi, Khajuraho and Kolkata. The journey combines visits to Panna National Park near Khajuraho and rarely visited Orang National Park in Assam.

Along the way, you search for Gangetic Dolphins, take boat rides on the Brahmaputra and Ganges Rivers - two of India's holiest rivers - wander sacred lakes and monasteries in Sikkim and enjoy the sacred rituals of Varanasi.

Then, of course, there are the people - tribal villagers in Assam, Buddhists in Sikkim, sadhus in Varanasi and many more!

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration
  • WHERE: India, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: February, November
  • FROM: $6,295.00
  • DURATION: 16 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!
  • MEMBER'S WEBSITE: Rivers, Rhinos and Religion:Assam, Sikkim, Varanasi and Khajuranho

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South India Temples and Spices
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South India Temples and Spices

 Journey from east to west across three states of Southern India, from the beaches on the Bay of Bengal to the Malabar backwaters of Cochin. Visit temples, forts, and palaces spanning more than 2000 years of Indian history. Connect with local people along the way in rural villages of Tamil Nadu. Explore bazaars, spiritual centers, tea and spice plantations of the Western Ghats, and kitchens throughout the. Venture by jeep and boat safaris through Periyar National Park where herds of wild elephant are protected and you can spot abundant bird species and other animals of the jungle. Stay in waterfront accommodations on the coasts, at a restored mansion of a bygone era and a working tea/spice plantation. Kick back in a private houseboat in the Keralan backwaters where you can enjoy some of the most sumptuous selections of coastal cuisine in the world.

  • ACTIVITY: Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration, Wildlife, Safaris and Photography Vacations
  • WHERE: India, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: February, March
  • FROM: $4495
  • DURATION: 17 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
  • MEMBER'S WEBSITE: South India Temples and Spices

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South India Karnataka and Kerala Adventure
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South India Karnataka and Kerala Adventure

Southern India is a magical experience for the traveler who enjoys wildlife, native culture and temples, and the spices and cooking of tropical climes. Our route takes us to the most beautiful palace in India at Mysore, through picturesque hill towns with shrines, temples and monasteries of great religious, cultural and historic importance. You stay in a tree house at a family spice plantation amongst virgin rainforests and mist-clad mountains, the homeland of indigenous tribal communities. Venture on jeep and boat safaris through Nagarhole National Park, famous for protecting large herds of wild elephant and other animals of the jungle. Continue traveling south through Kerala towards the Arabian Sea and the lush backwaters of the Malabar. Kick back in a private houseboat, wander in the historic town of Kochi and enjoy one of the most sumptuous coastal cuisines in the world.

  • ACTIVITY: Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration, Wildlife, Safaris and Photography Vacations, Multisport Trips - Active Adventure Vacations
  • WHERE: India, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: January, April
  • FROM: $4395
  • DURATION: 12 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
  • MEMBER'S WEBSITE: South India Karnataka and Kerala Adventure

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Vietnam and Loas: Ethnic Villages and Untraveled Roads
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Vietnam and Loas: Ethnic Villages and Untraveled Roads

 Travel across the border between Vietnam and Laos near Hanoi, visiting Muong and Thai villages along the way. Cross into Sam Neua Province in Laos, famous for its woven fabrics. Then head to the mysterious Plain of Jars, Laos's answer to Stonehenge, before turning towards Luang Prabang. From this charming city, you travel north to Luang Namtha and Muang Sing, home to Thai Lu, Thai Dam, H'mong, Lang Ten, and other ethnic groups. You can stay in local homes and charming boutique hotels, take a boat out on the Nam Ou and Mekong rivers and see the most adventurous side of Laos and Vietnam.

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration
  • WHERE: Laos, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: March, November
  • FROM: $4,295.00
  • DURATION: 16 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
  • MEMBER'S WEBSITE: Vietnam and Loas: Ethnic Villages and Untraveled Roads

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Tigers and Travels in India
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Tigers and Travels in India

Recognized by National Geographic Traveler magazine as a "Tour of a Lifetime" and one of their "10 Great Adventure Trips That Give Back."
Our Tigers and Travels trip to India is an in-depth and comprehensive India tour dedicated to the search for the elusive tiger and discovery of ancient civilizations out of which arose the contemporary cultural and spiritual fabric of modern India. We learn about Project Tiger, and efforts to bring tigers back from the brink of extinction in Bandhavgarh and Kanha National Parks. The timeless truths of our humanity are revealed in the old city of New Delhi, the Moghul masterpiece of the Taj Mahal in Agra, Khajuraho's spectacular erotic temples, and the sacred city of Varanasi on the Ganges. Amongst the forts, the walled cities of Jaipur, Jodphur and Udaipur, and the surrounding countryside, we walk among rural villages of Rajasthan and dine with descendants of royal families, all of whom share insights of their daily life. The castles and palaces of unequaled grandeur, echoes of Indian royalty and British Raj, are reflected in the comfort and charm of our historic boutique accommodations connecting us to a place and its people for a truly transforming India travel experience.

  • ACTIVITY: Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration, Wildlife, Safaris and Photography Vacations
  • WHERE: India, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: January, February, March, April, May, June, October, November, December
  • FROM: $7250
  • DURATION: 19 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
  • MEMBER'S WEBSITE: Tigers and Travels

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India Yoga and Cultural Adventure
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India Yoga and Cultural Adventure

 Travel to India combining its quintessential sacred and historical sites of the north with an opportunity to relax, restore and reflect at a yoga resort at the Indian Ocean on the south coast. A perfect entree to the spiritual nature of India, begin your journey on the sublime beaches of Goa for a week at Ashiyana Retreat Center, located on the Mandrem River just footsteps to the ocean. This charming eco-retreat center was distinguished by Yoga Journal as a top-10 yoga retreat destination. Enjoy deep yoga practices in a beautiful yoga shala with time to relax on the beach, adventure into town and the local market, and have a massage or spa treatment. Newly transformed and visibly glowing you are then ready for a week of travel adventures to the north in India's Golden Triangle. We visit the most treasured sights of Delhi, the Taj Mahal and conclude our tour of India in Varanasi, the revered pilgrimage city on the Ganges where Hindus go to worship, bath and bury their kin to be close to Shiva.

  • ACTIVITY: Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration, Wildlife, Safaris and Photography Vacations, Multisport Trips - Active Adventure Vacations
  • WHERE: India, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: January, March
  • FROM: $3265
  • DURATION: 14 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
  • MEMBER'S WEBSITE: India Yoga and Cultural Adventure

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